The last harvest of the year was on Tuesday morning, June 9. Very few fish are coming in now and run-backs, fish that have spawned and are heading back to sea, are abundant—especially at the end of the day.Thanks for a great year. See you next year!
With so many alewives in, we’ve had a great harvest this year. The plan is to harvest this Monday, June 8, although we may not have as many fish as last week. The run-backs have begun in earnest (fish returning after spawning) and fewer schools of alewives are coming in. Still, we’ll see what tomorrow […]
Alewives are in hard and there are times when we have more fish than lobstermen who need them. If you need alewives, come on down! We are open Monday through Friday, 5 am and 3 pm. The harvesters stay until all orders are filled–or for at least 2 hours. They will also harvest midday if […]
We will begin harvesting on Monday (May 18) at 5am. Harvesting will continue weekdays at 5am and 3pm. Depending on the tide, harvesting may also take place midday. Call fish agent Mark Becker at 207-380-7996 for more information. Please note: precautions will be taken for Covid 19. The fish ladder is still closed to the […]
There are alewives in Great Salt Bay–not the big schools yet but the earliest fish, the scouts– and we expect the fish to enter the fish ladder soon. Once they arrive, we typically wait a short while before harvesting the fish as they get fully established in the fish ladder. We expect the harvest to […]